A Poem, The Accusing Sun

In an upcoming novel that I am currently writing, the protagonist wrote the journal entry below: “The sun shines bright, glaring at a person like an accusing eye, an eye that had its eyelid torn off to mitigate the temptation of blinking. It refuses to lose sight of us as we wallow in the mire.”Continue reading “A Poem, The Accusing Sun”

A Poem, Prodigal Son

This is an abbreviated narrative poem I put together a while ago. It focuses on the return of a prodigal son, and I use that term loosely. I may change its title to “The Son Has Returned.” –Please feel free to share your thoughts on this. Anyway, it is more of a modern take onContinue reading “A Poem, Prodigal Son”

A Poem, Pluck These Strings

I wrote this poem yesterday. It just came to me out of nowhere, so I just decided to go along for the ride. It follows the grueling grind of a puppet’s life and its personal struggle. With a tug and pull, I’m brought to lifeI’ve danced for peasants and kingsI do not want to liveContinue reading “A Poem, Pluck These Strings”

A Poem, Knight’s Call

Dramatis Personae: An injured knight who is a prisoner of war. As he watches fellow prisoners getting executed, he decides to act luring and killing the guard. Time is of the essence as their freedom is slipping away. Following his given oath, he defends the helpless even if it means his death.Setting: Castle prison HandsContinue reading “A Poem, Knight’s Call”

A Poem, No More Pins

I wrote this poem yesterday, and it is written from an interesting perspective. It is a doll that knows its purpose but does not want to be punished for wrongdoings anymore. I anticipate the pinsSharp with pain, it pierces meNow the healing beginsMy lips sewn shut but still I pleaI don’t want to feel thisContinue reading “A Poem, No More Pins”

A Poem, Escape The Room

Dramatis Personae: Six perfect strangers in search of an exit from an obscure little room.Setting: A random room in the middle of Nowhereville, they should have read the signpost up ahead because they would know that they have just ventured into “The Twilight Zone”— sorry, couldn’t resist, haha! This is no ordinary room; it isContinue reading “A Poem, Escape The Room”

A Poem, The Ill-fated Astronaut

Dramatis Personae: A 40’s something astronaut and his escape pod, which is now his coffin of sorts.Setting: Deep space This poem follows the last few moments of an astronaut on an ill-fated space mission. Out of desperation, he rushed to an escape pod. Due to an explosion of the shuttle, the pod’s trajectory was thrownContinue reading “A Poem, The Ill-fated Astronaut”

A Poem, Cast No Shadow

I put this poem together a few months ago. This chronicles a person struggling with his sanity, but we soon learn why at the end of the poem. The person casts no shadow, and it is really beginning to wear him down mentally. The sun stares at me like an accusing eyeThe moon by happenstance,Continue reading “A Poem, Cast No Shadow”

A Poem, Pandora’s Box

A little Greek Mythology anyone?How about Pandora’s box? I can remember learning about the Greek myth of Pandora’s box back in high school and thinking, “Wow, what an interesting myth.”Long story short, Pandora was sculpted from clay by the Greek God Hephaestus and was purposely given deceitful gifts by the Gods to punish mankind. SheContinue reading “A Poem, Pandora’s Box”

A Poem, The Pharaoh’s Curse

I’ve always had a huge interest in Ancient Egypt. So many enigmatic things surrounding the entire civilization. One of those enigmatic things, for me, is The Pharaoh’s curse. It was quite clear with a dire warning to not disturb the tombs. The speculation of the curse intensified after the opening of King Tutankhamun’s tomb. AllContinue reading “A Poem, The Pharaoh’s Curse”